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David L. Adams, Ronald L. Naturally regenerated western redcedar Thuja plicata is almost always subordinate to associated species that grow more rapidly. Management of competing vegetation will greatly enhance early development of western redcedar. We examined the effects of two vegetation reduction treatments and three artificial shade treatments on subsequent growth of naturally established western redcedar seedlings. Complete removal of competing vegetation resulted in nearly three times greater height growth for unshaded seedlings than did removing only shade competition by tying back shrub and tree crowns but leaving the rooted plants to occupy growing space. The addition of artificial shade did not significantly impact height growth.
Keywords: Canopy gaps size, gap-based silviculture, gap regeneration, sapling growth. Download as PDF. The study was undertaken in Scots pine shelterwood forests in central Anatolia at the edge of the Eurasian distribution of Scots pine and thus adding significance in terms of understanding the ecology of this important species. Canopy gap size and the position of the sapling within the regeneration cores were chosen within nine different strip-sample plots comprising 20 sapling regeneration cores. Those sapling regeneration cores under the gaps were divided into two portions individuals at the edge and middle of the regeneration cores and from each portion three individuals were selected. The growth relationships of individual saplings within the regeneration cores were determined from the age-height graph of 95 sapling-stem analyses. Spatial structure of mature trees were determined using the Clark-Evans index.
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western redcedar (Thuja plicata) is almost Complete removal of competing shade did not significantly impact height growth. The vegetation treatment results.
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Natural regeneration patterns of conifer species were studied. Seedling regeneration follows patterns responding to stand structure and site condition factors along shade and drought tolerance gradients. Our findings can assist in adaptive forest management for maintaining sustainable regeneration and plant biodiversity.
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For most of the characteristics assessed there was no significant interaction between species and shade indicating that the morphological responses to changing shade treatments were not species-dependent. Root collar diameter increment, shoot, root and total biomass declined significantly with increasing shade while the opposite was true for the height:diameter ratio. In both western red cedar and hybrid larch the shoot:root ratio was significantly greater in the shade while in Sitka spruce this characteristic was not influenced by shade. In hybrid larch and western red cedar, the normalised specific projected shoot area increased significantly with increasing shade. The opposite trend was observed for Sitka spruce.
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Abstract. Naturally regenerated western redcedar (Thuja plicata) is almost always subordinate to associated species that grow more rapidly.Reply
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